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Galactic mesh

ESA Top News - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 07:47

Space Science Image of the Week: The 3D distribution of the most massive stars in our Galactic neighbourhood, based on the latest data from ESA’s Gaia mission

The Pencil Nebula in Red and Blue

APOD - Sun, 19/08/2018 - 06:00

This shock wave plows through interstellar space This shock wave plows through interstellar space


Meteor before Galaxy

APOD - Sat, 18/08/2018 - 17:00

What's that green streak in front of the Andromeda galaxy? What's that green streak in front of the Andromeda galaxy?


Aeolus teams ready for space

ESA Top News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 20:05

The teams responsible for flying the Aeolus satellite completed a pre-launch ‘dress rehearsal’ at ESA’s ESOC operations centre in Darmstadt today, the last major step in getting ready for next Tuesday’s liftoff.

Moon, Mars, and Milky Way

APOD - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 15:00

Moon, Mars, and Milky Way Moon, Mars, and Milky Way


Week in images

ESA Top News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 14:00

Our week through the lens:
13 - 17 August 2018

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744

APOD - Thu, 16/08/2018 - 13:00

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744


Listening out for Aeolus

ESA Top News - Thu, 16/08/2018 - 11:15

Operations image of the week: The newest member of ESA's network of ground stations, a 4.5 m-diameter antenna in Australia, is primed and ready to hear Aeolus' first words

Commanding from space

ESA Top News - Thu, 16/08/2018 - 08:30

Technology image of the week: This Friday, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will be commanding this humanoid robot from orbit, and you can watch the test live

Easy breezy

ESA Top News - Thu, 16/08/2018 - 08:00

Free shipping makes shopping a breeze - enjoy your special offer at ESAshop until 20 August

Red Planet, Red Moon, and Mars

APOD - Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:00

Mars is also known as Mars is also known as


Farther, together

ESA Top News - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 15:55

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: The International Space Station launches CubeSats into orbit

Aeolus in launch tower

ESA Top News - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 15:31

ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite is poised for liftoff from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. This latest Earth Explorer satellite has been at the launch site since early July being readied for its ride into space on 21 August at 21:20 GMT (23:20 CEST).

Animation: Perseid Meteor Shower

APOD - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:00

Where do Perseid meteors come from? Where do Perseid meteors come from?


Double eclipse

ESA Top News - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 10:50

Space Science Image of the Week: The Proba-2 satellite saw two partial solar eclipses on Saturday

#MoreSpaceForBusiness

ESA Top News - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 08:30

If you have ideas for new space transportation services, turn them into reality with feedback from ESA experts. Closing date for proposals 14 September

#MoreSpaceForBusiness

ESA Top News - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 08:30

If you have ideas for new space transportation services, turn them into reality with feedback from ESA experts. Closing date for proposals 14 September

Eclipsed Moon and Mars over Mountains

APOD - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 07:00

There is something unusual about this astronomically-oriented photograph. There is something unusual about this astronomically-oriented photograph.


Live: Cosmic Rays from Minnesota

APOD - Sun, 12/08/2018 - 06:00

Cosmic rays from outer space go through your body every second. Cosmic rays from outer space go through your body every second.


Trapezium: At the Heart of Orion

APOD - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 17:00

 At the Heart of Orion Trapezium: At the Heart of Orion


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